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What skills are available?

Over the next few years, T Levels will scale to include more than 20 courses, covering 11 skill areas. To get ready, employers can trial industry placements now with students on related courses.

11 skill areas

If your organisation is looking for talent in any of these areas, and can offer support and mentoring to a young person, you can start offering industry placements now.

These skill areas don’t need to be the primary focus of your business; some of them - like business and administration or digital and IT - will apply to everyone.

1.Agriculture, environmental and animal care

Includes students learning:

  • animal care and management
  • agriculture, land management and production

2.Business and administration

Includes students learning:

  • management and administration

3.Catering and hospitality

Includes students learning:

  • catering


Includes students learning:

  • design, surveying and planning
  • onsite construction
  • building services engineering

5.Creative and design

Includes students learning:

  • craft and design
  • media, broadcast and production

6.Digital and IT

Includes students learning:

  • digital support services
  • digital production, design and development
  • digital business services

7.Education and childcare

Includes students learning:

  • early years education and childcare
  • assisting teaching

8.Engineering and manufacturing

Includes students learning:

  • design and development
  • maintenance, installation and repair
  • manufacturing, processing and control

9.Hair and Beauty

Includes students learning:

  • hairdressing, barbering and beauty therapy

10.Health and science

Includes students learning:

  • health
  • healthcare science
  • science

11.Legal, finance and accounting

Includes students learning:

  • legal
  • finance
  • accounting

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